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Justice and the Human Genome Project

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Justice and the Human Genome Project
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520083636
ISBN-13: 9780520083639
Number of pages: 178

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The Human Genome Project is an expensive, ambitious, and controversial attempt to locate and map every one of the approximately 100,000 genes in the human body. If it works, and we are able, for instance, to identify markers for genetic diseases long before they develop, who will have the right to obtain such information?

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